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QA Technologist

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£12.67 per hour
Closing date
7 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Graduate, Quality Assurance
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
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Job Details

QA Technologist

Job ref: 7999 | £12.67 per hour | Suffolk

The company

The business is part of a hugely successful, global food group which are always seeking ways to develop their portfolio and present the most innovative food products to their customers worldwide.

About the QA Technologist job

As a key member of the site Quality Team, you will ensure food safety and quality requirements are met and proactively work with relevant departments to manage the quality systems.

Key tasks:

  • Ensure all required quality and food safety checks are completed on time and in full.
  • Support the operations team and advise on any quality or food safety issues.
  • Confirm that raw materials arrive at site within specification, approving them for factory use.
  • Working with the Raw Materials Manager to ensure any non-conforming raw materials or packaging is appropriately quarantined and documented.
  • Review and verify certificates of analysis/conformance to demonstrate compliance.
  • Laboratory Calibration. Ensure equipment is working within limits to monitor food safety and quality parameters.
  • Organoleptic testing of raw materials & finished products – visual, smell, taste to make sure they are within specification.
  • Ensure all labelling and packaging is accurate.

About you

Key skills and experience for the QA Technologist include:

  • Ideally educated to a degree standard in a food science/technology discipline,
  • Food Industry quality assurance, quality control or technical experience (which could come from a university placement).
  • Food Hygiene and Food Safety qualifications are a benefit and laboratory, auditing or HACCP experience would also be an advantage. 
  • High attention to detail, excellent communication skills and IT literate.

More details

The QA Technologist job is based in Suffolk and is paying £12.67 per hour.

The working hours are a weekly rotating shift pattern of 6 am – 2 pm and 2 pm – 10 p, Monday to Friday. Weekend work and overtime are also available.

How to apply

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Alternate job titles

QA Technician | QA Auditor | Quality Assurance Auditor | Quality Auditor | Quality Assistant | QA Assistant | Quality Assurance Technician | Food Industry Technical QA Jobs 


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01435 866000
Heffle Buildings
33a High Street
East Sussex
TN21 8HU
United Kingdom
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